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Calvary Baptist Cobourg's Podcast featuring speaker Clarke Dixon

Calvary Baptist Cobourg's Podcast Clarke Dixon

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Calvary Baptist Cobourg's Podcast featuring speaker Clarke Dixon

    Surpassing Righteousness in Spiritual Disciplines

    Surpassing Righteousness in Spiritual Disciplines

    "Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:20 NRSV

    That may sound like it belongs to a sermon a few weeks ago, and it does. However, when Jesus begins teaching on almsgiving, prayer, and fasting, might he still talking about a righteousness that exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees? Today we take a look.

    The Scripture Focus for this week's sermon is Matthew 6:1-6

    • 24 min
    Be Perfect!

    Be Perfect!

    Jesus said "Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect." Matthew 5:48 (NRSV). Are you perfect? Are you a perfectionist? Is that what Jesus wants us to be? Today we take a look.

    The Scripture Focus is Matthew 5:43-48

    • 34 min
    Is It About the Rules?

    Is It About the Rules?

    Last week we looked at the need for a righteousness that exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees. What does that looks like? This week we will look at examples given by Jesus.

    The Scripture Focus is Matthew 5:21-42

    • 28 min
    A Better Righteousness than the Scribes and Pharisees

    A Better Righteousness than the Scribes and Pharisees

    For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20 (NRSV)

    Should we be worried? Is it even possible that our righteousness can exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees? Today we take a look.

    The Scripture Focus is Matthew 5:17-20

    • 32 min
    Are We Salt and Light?

    Are We Salt and Light?

    Do salt and light describe you and I? Salt and light are not just helpful, they are essential. Does that describe us as Christians? Today we take a look as we continue the series on Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.

    The Scripture Focus is Matthew 5:13–16

    • 29 min
    Blessed Are . . .

    Blessed Are . . .

    If we were to come up with a set of beatitudes based on our observation of the way things are in our society, what might we come up with? Of course, things may not be as they seem. Today we consider who are the blessed ones according to Jesus.

    The Scripture Focus is Matthew 5:1-12

    • 30 min

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